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  • Garlic love
    For the love of garlic
    Garlic lovers know that they are doing something good for their body. Yes we all know that garlic can be quite aromatic but what a wonder food it is. Yes stinky garlic is a wonderful food that has medicinal properties that have been known for many...
  • Horrible things sugar does to your health
    Horrible things sugar does to your health
    Sugar is everywhere, not only in desserts, doughnuts, candies, and cereals but is added into many foods that are not even sweet such as sauces, condiments, canned vegetables, peanut butter and most processed American foods. Sugar may be thought of...
  • Ovarian cancer deaths
    FDA approves new drug for the treatment of ovarian cancer
    On December 19, 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Lynparza (olaparib) for the treatment of women with advanced ovarian cancer associated with defective BRCA genes.Ovarian cancer is the 5th leading cause of cancer death in...
  • Cancer Support Foundation continues the ‘Lights for Healing Program’
    Cancer Support Foundation continues the ‘Lights for Healing Program’
    The “Lights for Healing Program” was introduced in October 2014 to replace the previous holiday efforts by the Cancer Support Foundation. Knowing that many other local programs were assisting children in need, including those whose...
  • Cyramza cleared for use against non-small cell lung cancer tumors
    Cyramza cleared for use against non-small cell lung cancer tumors
    Expanded use of Cyramza (ramucirumab) to treat patients whose non-small cell lung cancer tumors have metasticized during or following platinum based chemotherapy has just been approved by the FDA. The drug, which is to be used in conjunction with...
  • De-stress your holiday
    Survivor tips for de-stressing your holiday season
    PORTLAND, Oregon — The holidays are stressful enough for households trying to preserve traditions and make everyone happy. But imagine the added burden of dealing with a serious illness.Becky Olson, co-founder of Breast Friends, a nonprofit...
  • Camp Kesem Giving Tuesday activities
    Camp Kesem photo campaign raises funds and awareness on Giving Tuesday
    While everyone is busy during the holiday season, a moment to reflect the generosity and goodness of others can epitomize the meaning of holiday spirit. While eager shoppers kicked off the holiday season, Camp Kesem and other charities focused...
  • Previously inoperable head and neck cancers now treatable with robotic surgery
    Previously inoperable head and neck cancers now treatable with robotic surgery
    Researchers at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center have developed a technique to perform cancer surgery on a previously-unreachable area of the head and neck with robotic-assisted surgery. The findings were published online on December 9...
  • Experts offer advice for living with pancreatic cancer and holiday eating
    Experts offer advice for living with pancreatic cancer and holiday eating
    Chef Michael Ferraro and registered oncology dietitian Jessica Iannotta give advice on holiday eating. Cancer is a prevalent disease that affects many people; however, not everyone is aware of pancreatic cancer. It is estimated that more than 46...
  • "Gut Thrive in 5" program: Free webinar on healing the gut naturally
    "Gut Thrive in 5" program: Free webinar on healing the gut naturally
    Gastrointestinal distress may have many causes, but the end results are usually the same; pain, gas, diarrhea, and declining health. GI disorders are the root of multiple health issues, including autoimmune disease and cancer, so healing one's...
  • Wine & good food
    Red wine really may prevent cancer
    There have been a lot of anecdotal stories about red wine preventing cancer. Research shows red wine actually may prevent cancer. The University of Colorado Cancer Center reported on Dec. 3, 2014 on how red wine prevents cancer.It has been noted...
  • Doctor!
    People's lives are at risk when they ignore cancer symptoms
    When cancer hits the best chances of a cure are with early detection and treatment. Cancer Research UK reported on Dec. 2, 2014 people are putting their lives at risk when they dismiss cancer symptoms. According to new research people could be...
  • Cancer: Know Your Enemy
    Cancer: Know your enemy
    By: Dr. Adam McLeod, ND, BScChemotherapy can be an effective tool at killing cancer cells when it is used appropriately. The biggest challenge is knowing which drug is best suited for an individual’s cancer. Over the years we have learned...
  • Aaron and Nora
    Tear-jerking obituary divulges true identity of Spider-Man
    Describing the unique odyssey that is any individual’s fight with cancer is maybe best left to the person doing the fighting. Not to defer risks trivializing the arduousness of the battle and the perseverance required to see the fight...
  • Seize the day
    Tips for living with a chronic condition.
    Living with a chronic condition often causes us to ask a lot of questions that we haven’t really thought about before. The most obvious one is: “Why me?” Others might include “What’s really important in my life?,...